Portland cartoonist Craig Thompson was 27 when he published Blankets,
an enormous, autobiographical “illustrated novel” about growing up in
an evangelical family in rural Michigan. It’s an ext
Thirty-one bicycle designers from across
the nation will converge on Portland this Friday for the second Oregon
Manifest Constructor’s Design Challenge. Their goal: To prove they’ve
built the u
Portland’s musical and literary worlds collide at This! Fest.
New literary and
music festival This! Fest debuts at the Woods in Sellwood this Friday
and Saturday, with readings from more than two dozen prominent Portland
writers, ranging from the established
Jason Sohn makes great mustard…in part to finance his love
of motorcycles. The part-time United Airlines luggage loader and his
wife Mandie received the recipe for their signature condiment as a
Step aside, Dude: There’s a new movie tribute festival in
town. It’s BurgundyFest, the first event in the country dedicated to
celebrating the 2004 comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,
A larger-than-life Blazer legend stops by to say goodbye.
Arvydas Sabonis, who entered the Naismith Memorial
Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., on Aug. 11, might be the
best-loved Portland Trail Blazer of all time. Sure, Bill Walton won the
We made the best guide to Portland ever. Go find a copy.
The product of curatorial selections from this city’s sharpest writers and artists, Finder is Willamette Week’s
annual magazine-style guide to the Portland that’s worth a damn. This
Three outdoor music festivals, one survival guide.
Summertime in Portland is full of
planning challenges. On that rare free weekend, do you head to the beach
or go out dancing? Or do you combine the two activities into one
mega-plan, and hit one of